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Jim Belushi cast in Fox's 'Urban Cowboy' pilot

Jim Belushi cast in Fox's 'Urban Cowboy' pilot

Jim Belushi has been cast in Fox's "Urban Cowboy" pilot, the television adaptation of John Travolta's 1980s feature film, Variety has learned. Belushi will co-star as Marshall, a series regular role, should the project go to series. The character is described as a spirited long haul truck driver-turned-honky tonk bar owner. In town, Marshall is as much of a Houston institution as is his bar, named Gilley's. Belushi joins Alfonso Herrera, who landed the male lead in the pilot, playing a version of the character made famous by Travolta in the original flick. Herrera's character, Kyle, is described as a popular rodeo circuit rider who is a puppet for the drug...

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